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Mariel Margaret Hamm as the best female football player in the world

If Pele is known as the football king, Mia Hamm is the queen of this sport. Hamm was born in 1972 along with the time when Article IX of the United States came into effect. This was a law prohibiting sex discrimination in education opened up opportunities to pursue sports for women.

Hamm was the youngest member of the national football team in history. Hamm’s team won the 1991 and 1999 World Cups. She and won gold at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and Goodwill Games 1998. After helping the team win the 2004 Summer Olympic gold medal in Greece, Hamm said. goodbye to football.

After 17 years of playing for the team, Hamm is considered the best female football player in history and has won countless noble titles. For example, Hamm was awarded the FIFA World Player of the Year for the best in the world in 2001 and 2002. In 2004, Hamm and teammate Michelle Akers were elected to the list of 125 contemporary best footballers by FIFA, this list only two female players and also two American players were voted.

The success and fame of Hamm has inspired thousands of young girls to pursue sports, especially soccer.

Goodwill Games is an international sporting event founded by Ted Turner in response to the political issues related to the 1980s games. Goodwill Games was first held in Moscow-Russia in year 1986, including 182 competitions attracting more than 3,000 athletes from 79 countries.

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Name: Mariel Margaret Hamm

Born March 17, 1972 in Selma Alabama – United States

Achievements

Gold medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta

2 World Cup championships: 1991, 1999

Scored 149 goals at the top of the international arena from 1990 -2003

Best player in American football: 1994, 1995, 1996

Player of the women’s football federation in 2001

Retired in 2004.

2 greatest female players of all time

The world football village not only recognizes outstanding male players, but this king of sport also honors outstanding female players.

Here, we will introduce to you the top 2 greatest female players of all time in the history of world football.

1. Marta (Brazil)

Marta Vieira da Silva was born in 1986, is considered the No.1 legend of the world women’s football village. She is mentioned with many different nicknames such as football queen, “Pele wears a skirt”, “the best player in the world”…

Known for excellent ball-handling skills, ability to observe, dribble, and scored. Marta is the owner of FIFA player of the year 5 times in a row in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.

She also won the Golden Ball at the U19 Women’s World Cup in 2004. She and the Brazil team won the Silver Medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008. Marta currently holds the record for most World Cup goals with 15 goals, surpassing Birgit Prinz’s previous record of 14 scores.

2. Mia Hamm (USA)

Mia Hamm was born in 1972, she is considered a legend, a symbol of American football. Mia Hamm is the inspiration for the dream of many girls around the world who bring gender equality in football. With 158 goals in 275 appearances for the national team, Mia Hamm is hailed by American men as the greatest striker of all time in the United States.

American football fans in the US and around the world know Mia Hamm for their aggressive style, not afraid of disputes. Her appearance is always a danger to any defense and goalkeeper of any team.

Mia Hamm has twice become the best female player in the world (2001 and 2002) and was chosen by the football king Pele as one of the 125 greatest players in the world of all time. Mia Hamm officially suspended her shoes and closed her illustrious career in 2004.